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Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
, no areszs have been made. overseas, cairo's tahir square is filled with protesters today. now angry egyptians gave himself sweeping new powers and gave islamists free reign. clashes between pro and antiprotesters who fear a new dictatorship is forming spread across the country. more than 11 people were hurt. >> they're not going to easily lose their voice. somehow. >> today, the u.s. state department were called on all to settle their differences peacefully. >> more than 100 cars and trucks collided in heavy fog. nearly 100 people were hurt. a husband and wife were killed after being crushed by a big rig. police say many people jumped into action after that crash. >> so i juched in the car, cl e closed the dar and then we all just braced each other. >> i just ran to the nearest car and started yavnging people out. >> investigators say fog played a big role. they say it distorted driver's perception. >> their yacht started taking on water today. the coast guard and several harbor masters stepped in. calm weather played a big role. >> they weren't dealing with a lot of difficult out
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> of the march back to tahir square . this is a rally of lawyers. for many, it is the first time they have joined a demonstration. they strongly oppose the edict no courts can touch him. >> he is a dictator. we have created somebody more than hosni mubarak. >> the president tried to appease judges, some of his strongest critics. in a five hour meeting, he told them his new powers would be limited. but they were not satisfied. on the edge of the square, the clashes began release today. protesters in threw sticks at the u.s. embassy. the police responded with tear gas. hear, the casualty toll is widening. these protesters are furious with the president. many fear he wants to turn the country in to listen now -- into an islamic state. some of them are kids looking for a fight. politicians linked arms. among them, a nobel prizewinner who has called the president and new faro. it turned into one of the biggest demonstrations since the revolution last year. >> the egyptians are not any more afraid of the authority, of the power. they have the courage to declare their desires and their demands and to wo
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> there are protest began at egypt's tahir square, where demonstrators brought down the government of former ruler hosni mubarak. the new battle is between supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi. he's given himself near absolute temporary powers he says are needed to battle enemies of the nation. >> the cease-fire is holding between taos and israel. and the two sides are meeting with egyptian officials today. they will be discussing possibly opening border crossings at easing israel's economic blockage of gaza. >> >> welcome back to kron 4 morning news we are watching wall street. the dow surged up to 1073 points on friday. but dow futures are down 40 ahead of opening bell. early thanksgiving hours for resellers and early deals on-line lead to a big increase in shopping over the four day holiday weekend. an estimated 139 million adults visit stores and web sites. and on the day congress returns from their holiday white house economist released a report today saying that if lawmakers don't deal with the fiscal health that consumers might curtail their shopping or the holiday season. t
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
a look at video from protesters last night. tens of thousands of people packed the tahir square last night in a demonstration that was mostly peaceful, however one protester died in a scuffle with police. >> we have rain coming all over the bay area in the next few hours we're tracking the latest with erica. will have your latest updates in a minute. >> it is 6 5:10 a.m.. >> we have storm tracker 4 showing that there are a lot of things going on. some of the wind gusts could be up to 50 mi. per hour. >> last we talked to him they stated that it was pretty gusty. >> it is still very gusty. lookit this person who is pretty bumbled. it is pretty dry right now for the moment but the wind is really getting high. it will get pretty bad and when you have the rain things get a little complicated. when you have wind and rain it just gets worse. for the moment pacifica is dry but the wind is blowing pretty hard. >> erica is keeping track on the radar. >> let's take it out the storm tracker 4. we are dealing with a lot wets weather. the yellow on the screen is still sit off shore but it will ev
Nov 25, 2012 7:00am PST
for a sit-in in tahir jair while the muslim brotherhood said they will stage nationwide demonstrations in support of morsi's plans. >>> as the truce holds between hamas and israel for if fourth day, president mahmoud abbas is confident. palestinian factions are supporting the effort but the others are opposing it. >>> finally lotto fever. lottery officials say there were no winners in last night's power lottery pushing this week's jackpot to under $425 million. that's the largest jackpot ever for the game. those are your top stories. now back to "fareed zakaria gps." >>> we live in a borderless world, right, where globalization, inper dependence, and economics are reshaping the way companies and countries cooperate. not quite, says robert kaplan. he's written a book called "the revenge of geography: what the map tells us about coming conflicts and the battle of flight." >> he joins me now. you have this terrific book out. explain what the premise is. mine i tried to very briefly do it. >> yeah, the premise is that in all the journals of opinion, all the op-ed pages, it's all about what
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
look at this tahir square in egypt. clashes between police and protest yesterday after president mohammed to morsi granting himself broad powers. >> we will be right back. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] es ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> it is 5:39 a.m.. >> a new study released by the centers for disease co
Nov 6, 2012 9:00am EST
approach, we saw the tahir protests, a sign of democracy that we thought once was not there, and then after the elections, we were disappointed by the victory of islamists, and in the last six months, went from one to the other to disappointment, and now we're in the pessimist phase in the span that recent events like the protest because of the muhammad movies led policymakers to link the failure of the arab spring with the unfortunate episode so my mawk really focuses on the fact that democracy is value that is now shared by the majority, especially the young people of all muslim majority societies. that it mean that it's a democracy we experience in the west and especially in the u.s., probably not, and we have to be aware of that, and basedded op this assessment, i would like to draw a few elements for change that's in foreign policy. in some way, the west and, therefore, the arab spring showed the west is victim of its success. in the sense that the revolution and the tahir protest, democracy values are not anymore, i would say western, and these have not been thought through sufficient
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
's tahir square. protesters are calling on morrissey to scale his new powers. and take a look at video from the protests last night. tens of thousands of people packed their tahir square last night in a demonstration was mostly peaceful, however one protester died in a scuffle with poll police apple is reportedly fired the manager response for its troubled mapping software. richard williamson, oversaw the mapping team was pushed out by senior vice president a cue. winds of follows in the footsteps of i o s software and gets caught forrestal, who was fired a month ago after refusing to apologize to the maps lodged fiasco. >> will be back in just a moment with more news ahead on the kron 4 news. >> and we are back still watching the weather at the bay area gets hit with a round of wet weather. daly city continues to shore up the site for that cost mud and water to flow down through the neighborhood and earlier this month. so far the city has spent about $497,000 to replace the soil and vegetation near your side part. are an inch cast- iron pipe burst on of of the 13th. the rupture caused a m
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
the biggest issue right now facing egypt is the writing of a new constitution. today, as we speak, in tahir square, thousands demonstrating called upon by one faction, not uniting on this calling for more specific references in the constitution where there is a deal that's moderate between the party, muslim brotherhood and the liberals. it's a work in progress. it's going to be tough. the tewingal issue, to my mind is the most important issue they face, more than the economy because ultimately, that's going to tie their hands down the road to determine the relations they face. >> we'll give him a chance to catch his breath. libya, a study of contrast. it is when you do the polling, and a lot of it, the one country that's pro-american, unabashedly pro-american, and we saw in september an attack on our diplomatic outpost in benghazi. put this contrast in per specttive for the group. >> absolutely. one thing that's important to know about libya is even though in terms of the size, land mass, it looks a lot like egypt, and in terms of actual population, it's a very small country, six to eight m
Nov 12, 2012 8:30am EST
council of harrisburg and i want to simply complement ambassador tahir-kheli for raising the important issue of the education of women and girls. but to take it even further, we recently had a speaker from afghanistan. i think they know her, who says that this whole concept needs to be expanded to include also young men who have not had the opportunity to be educated, especially because of all the wars in afghanistan. so i'd like to really ask you, is the united states missing the big picture of the thing that will keep our troops out of afghanistan, and deal better with pakistan, is helping to improve the educational system in both these countries? and i'd like you to talk about that. are we doing enough to, first of all in afghanistan, to create educational structure that will keep young people in general from being targeted and lured by extremist? and we feel that united states gets this, that that's the key to conquering extremism? not just with guns but with books. >> the u.s. has tried, and i think ambassador jawad will agree, there's been both in afghanistan and pakistan, but, y
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